Art-house screenings and events during the week of March 6 include the documentary “Dwarves Kingdom” at the SIFF Film Center and “International Women’s Day 2015” at the Northwest Film Center.
“Dwarves Kingdom,” Matthew Salton’s documentary about a controversial theme park in China, plays at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at SIFF Film Center. Director Salton will be in attendance. Northwest Rooms, Seattle Center. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
Also playing at the Film Center: “A Year in Champagne,” a documentary that follows wine importer Martine Saunier as he goes behind the scenes of the making of the beverage, at 8 p.m. Monday, March 9 (tickets are $7-$12); and “The Squid and the Whale,” Noah Baumbach’s 2005 coming-of-age film, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11 ($5). For more information: 206-324-9996 or siff.net.
The Northwest Film Forum presents an “International Women’s Day 2015” program on Sunday, March 8, with Mary Dore’s 2014 “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” an oral history of the feminist movement circa 1966-71, at 3 p.m. ($6 for NWFF members, $8-$11 general); and Lynn Shelton’s 2000 documentary “The Clouds That Touch Us Out of Clear Skies,” a personal miscarriage story, at 5 p.m. ($8). Shelton will be a guest at the showing. 1515 12th Ave., Seattle (206-829-7863 or nwfilmforum.org).
Michelangelo Antonioni’s 1962 drama “L’eclisse/The Eclipse” will show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at the Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $10 for SAM and NWFF members, $8 and $12 general (206-654-3210 or seattleartmuseum.org).
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The “German Silents” series continues with F.W. Murnau’s 1926 adaptation of “Faust,” with live musical accompaniment by Christian Elliott on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ. 7 p.m. Monday, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; $10 (877-784-8054 or stgpresents.org).
Fathom Events brings the Bolshoi Ballet’s production of “Romeo and Juliet,” starring Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina, to Seattle-area screens at 12:55 p.m. Sunday, March 8. For locations and more information, go to fathomevents.com.
The vampire mockumentary “What We Do in the Shadows” comes to the SIFF Cinema Egyptian at midnight Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 805 E. Pike St., Seattle. Tickets are $7 for SIFF members, $12 general (206-324-9996 or siff.net).
The “Friday Night at the Meaningful Movies” series shows “Climate of Doubt,” a documentary on climate change, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6, Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N., Seattle (meaningfulmovies.org).
And there are two very different kinds of movies at Central Cinema this week: “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure,” Tim Burton’s 1985 feature-film debut starring Paul Reubens, and “An American Werewolf in London,” John Landis’ 1981 cult horror film. Tickets are $7 per film. 1411 21st Ave., Seattle (central-cinema.com).